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|Continent: Europe||Country: Slovakia|
|M.R. Štefánik Airport Bratislava|
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Official Spotting Locations
A brand new spotting deck is available. About 5ft high, with stairs and benches. The deck location is +N48° 09' 45.0", +E17° 13' 11.2".
Approach Runway 31
Runway 31 is one of the prime location, you need about a 50 - 250 mm lens (35mm eqv.) - depends on the aircraft size (about 80mm for A320/B737) Example pictures :
Malý Dunaj River bridge
Spotters can use the bridge over Malý Dunaj river too. Over this bridge runs approach-lights. Useful place is some 400m away from the runway threshold ( +48° 9' 13.28", +17° 14' 17.26" ).
Other Spotting Locations
Milan Rastislav Štefánik memorial
Near the Milan Rastislav Štefánik memorial. This place is good accessible with a car from Ivánka pri Dunaji ( +48° 10' 15.14", +17° 13' 42.38" ). It offers views of runway 04/22.